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Kaely Harrod

Harrod Doula Services

Website: https://www.harroddoulaservices.com/

Phone: 202-670-2007

Birth Fee: $1100 to $1400

Postpartum Rate: $40 to $50

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 22 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 14 families served

Doula Training

  • ProDoula, August 2018
  • MaternityWise, December 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: I cannot work in a home where smoking happens indoors because I have asthma.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • La Leche League Leader

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross

College Education

  • BA/BS
  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula
  • Babywearing education
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I serve on the Prince George's County Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team and attend births for families through The Doula Project.

Languages spoken: Spanish and English

Client Testimonials for Kaely Harrod

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Natalie

Hiring Kaely was the absolute best thing we did to prepare for the birth of our baby. As first time parents, we had a lot of questions and insecurities about the process that she helped us navigate. She’s super knowledgeable, supportive and easy going. We were on the fence about hiring a doula, but now I don’t know what I would’ve done without her!

Posted 5/21/2019

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Rachel

Kaely made me feel calm during my second  childbirth experience.While this wasn’t our first child, it was our first time having a child thousands of miles from our family. She was able to support me during labor with pain management techniques and also helped my husband help me so he could be a part of it. She was also extremely helpful in the postpartum period as she gave advice and tips on how to start breastfeeding on  the right foot and how to recover well. 

Posted 3/25/2019

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Erin F

Kaely is a dear friend of mine! She is a wonderful mother, wife, lactation consultant and doula! You may wonder how a dear friend might function as a labor and delivery doula, I don't think many people could do this well at all, too many dynamics at plat... but, NOT so for KAELY! She was all that my husband and I didn't know we needed- a calm comforter, supporter, cheerleader and advocate (and photographer!) I had been laboring at home most of the day and after checking in with Kaely throughout the day, letting her know my progress, and just as we'd planned, she came over to my house in the evening and helped me through the later stages of labor, packing up the car and making the 30 minute drive with my husband and I to the hospital. When we arrived I was 7 cm dilated. Kaely helped to relieve the pressure of contractions, keep me comfortable while stuck to the monitor and warded off the unhelpful nurses when they couldn't believe I wouldn't have an IV, didn't want another cervical exam and refused to lie on my back. She didn't flinch when a contraction got a little intense and I got a little loud in her ear as she supported me :) She was a huge help to my husband so he could focus on the baby and me. I could go on and on. She is so easy to talk to, has a huge heart, loves what she does and knows her stuff! She is wise, she knows when and how to advocate, she is a treasure and I recommend her to anyone I know looking for a doula!

Posted 1/14/2019

Birth Availability for Kaely Harrod

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Postpartum Availability for Kaely Harrod

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